Author Archives: Lisa Gates

About Lisa Gates

Lisa Gates is associate dean for fellowships and research at Middlebury College. To contact Dean Gates, send an email to lgates@middlebury.edu or call x3183.

Summer Fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Applications Due 1/31

Summer Leadership Fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, May 25 – July 5, 2019. Applications due January 31, 2019!  The program is open to current college sophomores. The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president outside our nation’s […]

Summer Research Opportunities at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Labs–Upcoming Webinars and Application Info

Students interested in the NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Gaithersburg, MD and Denver, CO Labs should sign up for one of these webinars: December 19, 2018 at 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (ET) January 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (ET) Program description: Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF students contribute to the ongoing research […]

Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering 

Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 (11:59 PM, EST) Rising sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students from all U.S. colleges/universities are invited to apply for a 10-week NSF/REU summer research program in interdisciplinary water science and engineering at Virginia […]

Middlebury’s Schwarzman Scholars!

Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Schwarzman Scholars, Abdijabar Mohamed ‘18.5 and Elsa Alvarado ’18! Elsa and Abdi will join the class of 2020 at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in August. This year, 147 scholars were selected from over 2,800 applicants. This fourth class of Schwarzman scholars comes from 38 countries and 119 […]

Summer Research Opportunities in Humanities and Arts, Mathematics and Humanistic Social Sciences with C3 Undergraduate Fellowship Program

C3 Undergraduate Fellowships provide rising juniors and seniors with paid and mentored graduate-level research experience, plus training about applying to and succeeding in graduate school. Undergraduate fellows experience a new academic and social environment in dynamic and diverse regions of the country by spending eight to nine weeks working with faculty mentors, graduate student mentors, and fellow undergraduate summer […]

Udall Scholarship for Sophomores and Juniors–Nomination Applications due Jan 23, 2019

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship–Who Should Apply Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or issues impacting Indian country? Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service? Do you inspire and motivate others to take action? Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building? If you […]

CLS Application Now Open!

For those who have been impatiently awaiting this–the Critical Language Scholarship Application is now available!  The application is available online at:  http://www.clscholarship.org/apply  Applications are due Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 8:00pm EST. Recommendations are due Thursday, November 29. The CLS Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at […]